Institute for Aerospace Technology

Institute for
Aerospace Technology

The Institute for Aerospace Technology at The University of Nottingham is a major centre for aerospace research. Our aerospace research base is broad, current activity involves over 50 academics and a portfolio of over 70 externally funded projects valued at c.£60million.


Key aerospace research themes at Nottingham are:

  • Aerospace Materials and Structures 
  • Aerospace Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Operations
  • Aero Engines and Propulsion
  • More Electric Aircraft

We always welcome opportunities to establish links with new companies and explore additional areas of collaboration with existing partners. 

To find out more about the opportunities to work with our world leading research groups please contact us.

IAT Annual Showcase 2014

Friday 21 November, The University of Nottingham Innovation Park

The IAT will again bring together people from across the aerospace industry for its annual showcase event.

A series of keynote speakers; tours; seminar talks, and exhibitions, have made this event an important date for industry professionals involved in research and technology development and transfer.

Places are limited, to see the full programme and register your place please visit the event page.

VR-HYPERSPACE Project Ending

The VR-HYPERSPACE project, which has used the latest technology innovations to develop a new approach to improving plane passengers’ comfort in the year 2050 and beyond, is coming to an end.

Learn more about the project and how you can participate here. In doing so you will have the opportunity to enter into a draw to win one of six prizes.


Upcoming events

IAT Annual Showcase

The University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP)
The IAT will be hosting its Annual Showcase event on Friday 21st November.
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Institute for Aerospace Technology

Aerospace Technology Centre
Innovation Park
Triumph Road
Nottingham, NG7 2TU